Roland Roy Lamke

April 9, 1932 ~ March 7, 2018 (age 85)

Roland Lamke, 85, of Bemidji, MN died Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center.

Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m., Monday, March 12, 2018 at Crossroads Church, Bemidji with Pastor John Hubert officiating. Family will greet friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements were entrusted to the Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home, Bemidji.

He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Lamke of Bemidji; sons, Charles Lamke of Virginia, Scott Opsahl of Ortonville and Jeff (Karri) Lamke of Bemidji; daughters, Pearl Lamke of Virginia, Linnea (Bob) Bell of Sebastian, Fl and Gina Mankus of Chisholm; 8 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; sisters, Jeanette Watson of Goodland and Pearl Welcome of Fridley and brother Albert Lamke of Nax, NE.

He was preceded in death by his parents; 9 brothers; 2 sisters and infant granddaughter, Janelle Lamke.

In lieu of flowers the family prefers memorials to Crossroads Church.

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